A black cab caught fire on the M25 in Kent yesterday morning.

taxi fire
Image: Caleb at Opt FX

Traffic around Swanley was brought to a standstill just after 7am.

Fortunately, no one was injured in the fire.

taxi fire
Image: Caleb at Opt FX

taxi fire
Image: Simon Kendall

Firefighters remained at the scene and although there were severe delays, the motorway remained open.